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War Remnants Museum is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Chi Minh City. Located in the museum system of Vietnam, the museum for world peace and a member of the World Council of Museums (ICOM), the War Remnants Museum, the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Vo Van Tan | Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 April 2006

Very interesting to see what the war meant to the Vietnamese people. I had only seen American movies and documentaries about the war and in this museum you get the communist side of the story (many south Vietnamese people worked for the Americans, the museum...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2009

A few people here insist that the museum shows both sides. That is patently false. Like everything else in Vietnam, it is a censored and highly regulated piece of propaganda. For example, one reviewer - from Minnesota - wrote that the Tiger cages were used...More

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The general set up inside is pretty basic, it's spread into different sections but overall there is a real feeling of tragedy and horror, but that's what it's about I guess. I wouldn't take small kids there, and it's not for the faint hearted. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday

War museums are usually sad places and this is certainly that. We visited just after viewing the 10 part Ken Burns doco ‘The Vietnam War’. Together, they educated us on just how horrifying and morally corrupt this American led fiasco was, and the long term...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed yesterday

OK, it's from another perspective. Provoked a lot of deep thoughts and empathy for those here on the ground. The war meant a lot of things to a lot of different people. Take it with a grain of salt.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When at Ho Chi Minh City, you must go to visit this museum. For sure, it is hard to see some pictures, so strong. It is history. I will go again next time.

Thank Philippe1964e
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The War Remnants museum is a must see for anyone visiting HCMC / Saigon - very highly recommended. This museum presents facts about the war and the impact on the people of Vietnam. The information is structured and it is relatively easy to follow the...More

Thank bairda
Reviewed 2 days ago

An eye opener for all nationality’s but especially Americans. You leave feeling a profound sadness and even anger for all involved from the troops to the Vietnamese civilians everyone lost..... the best book on the subject is Robert McNamaras book “In Retrospect the tragedy and...More

Thank sswm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see - plan for around 2 hours! Amazing and sad at the same time! Well worth it and less than a fiver!

Thank MarcAldrich
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cheap entrance fee, air conditioned. The content inside can be upsetting so be warned. However I would highly recommend. Only drawback, you're meant to start at the top level, not the bottom. We weren't told but it was still great.

Thank AdamD2227
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Found the museum really interesting. In my mid thirties so didn't witness the devastation of the Vietnam War first hand but this offers a real insight into it. Obviously, the museum and its exhibits have been out together by the Vietnamese so understandably there is...More

Thank Adamb1110
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very well presented museum. Well laid out. Outside there are planes, helicopters, tanks etc and also a prison setting that you must walk through and read every word, even though this will be very hard to do. Inside a lot of historical information, photos and...More

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I believe it was 40,000 VND. About 2 USD
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Yes 40000 vnd for adults and 20000 for kids.
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